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Demetrius Jackson Signing Will Pay Off For Celtics

The Boston Celtics signed rookie point guard Demetrius Jackson to a four-year contract When the Boston Celtics first grabbed former Notre Dame point guard Demetrius Jackson with the 45th selection in June’s draft, many rejoiced knowing that general manager Danny Ainge had just pulled off a dynamic steal. Now, with Jackson securing a four-year, $5.5 […] Demetrius Jackson Signing...
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1 day ago

Celtics ‘would love to pry’ Gordon Hayward from Jazz?

The Boston Celtics might have Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz on the trade radar. Danny Ainge and the Celtics haven’t exactly struck gold this summer. The team missed on Kevin Durant and hasn’t found a way to swing a trade for a Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins or even Jahlil Okafor, among others. Hayward, though, might be a realistic target for a few different reasons, as...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford opens up about why he chose to sign with the Celtics

Al Horford was synonymous with the Atlanta Hawks, spending his first nine years in the league as one of the cornerstones of the franchise. But his tenure ending this summer, when the versatile big man opted to sign a four-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics. In a Q&A with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Horford explained why he felt it was time to move on and why...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: Celtics offseason is ‘not done’

Though the top free agents are off the market, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics are still lurking in the shadows seeking trade opportunities. “We’re not done,” Ainge said Thursday, via Brian Robb of “We have the same plans. If you don’t get what you want you have to keep fighting and make the best of it. Everybody wants Kevin Durant on your team and not everyone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge to Celtics fans: Boo me, not Jaylen Brown

From Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston:Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he genuinely felt bad when he found out that team co-owner Wyc Grousbeck was showered with boos while addressing fans at the team's draft party on Thursday at TD Garden, following Boston's selection of Jaylen Brown with the third overall pick.Having been at the TD Garden on draft...
Via Celtics Life
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says Celtics were close to trading No. 3 pick

Once again, the Boston Celtics are holding out hope for the future. Despite rumors and speculation they would trade their No. 3 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in a deal for an established veteran, the Celtics held onto their selection Thursday night, taking California forward Jaylen Brown as the third player off the draft board. Brown has plenty of upside in Boston, but the Celtics...
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge's Immaculately Appointed Used Car Lot

A franchise can persist as an idea for a while in today's NBA. Sam Hinkie got three-plus years to tear down the Sixers without even beginning to build them into something. The Giannis Era Milwaukee Bucks haven't been much more than a lanky fever-dream since drafting the Greek Freak in 2013 and John Hammond is still the team's general manager. Dell Demps landed Anthony Davis in 2012...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics considering Jaylen Brown at No. 3

A dark horse has emerged from the shadows for consideration by the Boston Celtics with the No. 3 overall draft pick: Cal forward Jaylen Brown. According to a report by Chad Ford of ESPN on Saturday, Brown may be rising in the draft after a strong showing in workouts, and the Celtics are “seriously considering” taking him at No. 3. Brown, 19, averaged 14.6 points per game, 5...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Celtics’ Danny Ainge Met With Kevin Love’s, Harrison Barnes’ Agent

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge wants to improve his roster this summer, preferably by acquiring a superstar player or two to pair with All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas. Two players who Ainge might target this offseason are Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love and Golden State Warriors swingman Harrison Barnes. Ainge recently met with their agent. ...
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Raising Celtics’ Expectations: ‘This Offseason Is Bigger’

WALTHAM, Mass. — The Boston Celtics won’t play a meaningful game for several months, but they’re entering a critical stretch for the team’s future. That would explain the throng of reporters surrounding president of basketball operations Danny Ainge on Wednesday as he addressed the media at the Celtics’ practice facility. Ainge enters the offseason armed with eight selections...
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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